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Commercial Real Estate Office Specialist Janice Cimbalo Joins Jones Lang LaSalle

Firm deepens tenant representation presence in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, August 27, 2009 — Jones Lang LaSalle announced today that commercial real estate veteran and former attorney Janice Cimbalo has joined the company as Senior Vice President. Based in the firm’s South Bay office, Ms. Cimbalo will be joining forces with the team of Tom Turley, Jordan Kissel, Rob Kirner, and Chris Jicha who specialize in office leasing and public institutions in the greater Southern California marketplace.
“We are thrilled to have Janice join our expanding brokerage team in Los Angeles,” said Whitley Collins, Jones Lang LaSalle Regional Managing Director, Los Angeles Brokerage. “Janice is a seasoned tenant representation professional with significant transaction experience, strong client relationships, and her legal experience will add another level of exceptional service to further assist clients in evaluating their real estate needs.”
Ms. Cimbalo has been representing tenants with their office space requirements for over 11 years. Her legal experience aids in the negotiation of complex transactions, including incentive negotiations for clients throughout the United States.  She also provides clients with cutting-edge strategic solutions, such as her continuing work with SCAN Health Plan to evaluate and implement cost-saving strategies in the development of SCAN’s “Office of the Future.” A partial list of clients represented include: The City of Long Beach, California, 21st Century Insurance, LodgeNet Interactive Corporation, First Regional Bank, International Rectifier, and World Poker Tour.
Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Ms. Cimbalo assisted corporate users in a wide variety of industries and geographies while at Cushman & Wakefield and Studley.  Prior to her position as a tenant advisor, she was a litigation attorney for seven years, handling cases relating to real estate, corporate, international, antitrust, bankruptcy, product liability, and medical malpractice law.
Additionally, Ms. Cimbalo is a co-author of Cut it Out, a book that provides creative solutions to reduce facilities expenses.  She addresses the topic of leveraging the current market to decrease bottom line real estate portfolio costs.  Published by the IFMA Foundation, the book’s authors will be presenting at the IFMA World Workplace in Orlando in October 2009.
Ms. Cimbalo is the President of the Board of Directors for the Corporate Real Estate Council of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and is actively involved in CORENET Global, through which she has received her Masters of Corporate Real Estate.  She is also the Program Director for the Organization of Women Executives and is a founding member of Executive Real Estate Women.  She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Economics and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of California at Irvine. She acquired her law degree from Pepperdine University and is a member of the State Bars of California and Tennessee.
About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2008 global revenue of $2.7 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.4 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with more than $36 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our Web site,
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